Apache mod_include module buffer overflow

apache-modinclude-bo (17785) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Apache HTTP Server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the mod_include module. By supplying a specially-crafted URL to the get_tag function in the mod_include module, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and possibly execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the httpd child process.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

For OpenPKG:
Upgrade to the latest apache package, as listed in OpenPKG Security Advisory OpenPKG-SA-2004.047. See References.

OpenPKG CURRENT: 1.3.33-20041029 or later
OpenPKG 2.2: 1.3.31-2.2.1 or later
OpenPKG 2.1: 1.3.31-2.1.6 or later
OpenPKG 2.0: 1.3.29-2.0.7 or later

For Slackware Linux:
Upgrade to the latest apache or mod_ssl package, as listed in slackware-security Mailing List, Mon, 1 Nov 2004 00:00:31 -0800 (PST) for more information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Upgrade to the latest version of apache (1.3.32-r1 or later), as listed in GLSA 200411-03. See References.

For Trustix Secure Linux:
Upgrade to the latest apache package, as listed in Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory #2004-0056 for more information. See References.

For Mandrake Linux:
Upgrade to the latest apache package, as listed below. Refer to MandrakeSoft Security Advisory MDKSA-2004:134 for more information. See References.

Mandrake Linux 10.1: 1.3.31-7.1.101mdk or later
Mandrake Linux 9.2: 1.3.28-3.4.92mdk or later
Mandrake Linux Multi Network Firewall 8.2: 1.3.23-4.5.M82mdk or later
Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1: 1.3.26-7.3.C21mdk or later
Mandrake Linux 10.0: 1.3.29-1.3.100mdk or later

For Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (alias woody):
Upgrade to the latest apache package (1.3.26-0woody6 or later), as listed in DSA-594-1. See References.

For Turbolinux:
Upgrade to the latest apache package, as listed below. Refer to Turbolinux Security Advisory TLSA-2004-31 for more information. See References.

Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Hosting Edition, Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Workgroup Edition, Turbolinux 8 Server, Turbolinux 8 Workstation, Turbolinux 7 Server, Turbolinux 7 Workstation:1.3.27-26 or later

For HP-UX 11.00, 11.11, 11.22, and 11.20:
Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Hewlett-Packard Company Security Bulletin HPSBUX01098. See References.

For Mac OS:
Apply Security Update 2004-12-02, as listed in AppleCare Knowledge Base Document 61798. See References.

For Red Hat Linux Stronghold:
Refer to RHSA-2005:816-10 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.0
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.1
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.10
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.11
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.12
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.13
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.14
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.15
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.16
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.17
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.18
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.19
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.2
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.20
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.22
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.23
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.24
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.25
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.26
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.27
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.28
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.29
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.3
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.30
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.31
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.32
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.33
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.34
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.35
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.36
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.37
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.38
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.39
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.4
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.5
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.6
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.7
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.8
  • Apache HTTP Server 1.3.9
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.2.8
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.3.6
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.2.8
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.3.6
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • HP HP-UX 11.00
  • HP HP-UX 11.11
  • HP HP-UX 11.20
  • HP HP-UX 11.22
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.0 AMD64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 9.2 AMD64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 9.2
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Multi Network Firewall 8.2
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • OpenPKG OpenPKG 2.0
  • OpenPKG OpenPKG 2.1
  • OpenPKG OpenPKG 2.2
  • OpenPKG OpenPKG CURRENT
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • RedHat Stronghold
  • Slackware Slackware Linux 10.0
  • Slackware Slackware Linux 8.1
  • Slackware Slackware Linux 9.0
  • Slackware Slackware Linux 9.1
  • Slackware Slackware Linux current
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 8.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 8.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.2
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • Trustix Secure Linux 1.5
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 7 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 7 Workstation
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Workstation
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Hosting Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Workgroup Ed

Reported:

Oct 19, 2004

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